Stability Ball Workout Design: Working out with the big ball

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Swiss ball or stability workouts are fun and effective and provide variety as part of a general exercise program. The ball workout format is the same as other workouts for personal training or group exercise.  The workout can have a traditional resistance training format with 1-3 sets of 6-10 repetitions of …

10 Question Fitness Quiz: Are you really fit enough?

By Marina Aagaard, MFE You body is phenomenal. It has the capacity for incredible feats. There is a latent, potential, power surplus, which comes into force, when needed. Furtermore you can condition your body to perform better - perhaps even super good - in general. Start making yourself superfit from now on. Does your body …

Express Fitness # 2: Circuit Training For Travel or Home

Marina Aagaard, MFE Get fit and healthy in no time; work out smarter, not harder. Whether you are staying at home or travelling, you can get a super workout with bodyweight, beams, bars or furniture or fitness equipment. The most timeefficient way of getting an all-round resistance and cardio workout is: Circuit training (complex or …

WOD: Design A Super Workout Program

Fitness Workout of the Day Programming (Aagaard, 2012) By Marina Aagaard, MFE How to Design A Better Workout? Of course you can design your workout of the day without prior planning or periodization. However, if you really want to progress and make the most of your workout time, then it makes more sense to create …